Last update 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Kettering General Hospital.

Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road

Kettering

Northants, NN16 8UZ

 

In which department would a tinnitus patient's first appointment be? ENT

What is the average waiting time for a patient's first appointment (in weeks):

10

To access the tinnitus service, does a patient need to have had an ENT appointment first?

Yes

After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to:

Audiology

What is the average waiting time for this appointment (in weeks):

4

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Head of Audiology
  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators – to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – to keep

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Stress management
  • These are within the tinnitus appts only - not classes